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  • The government vs. the Constitution

    The American Civil Liberties Union and other organizations recently filed a lawsuit accusing the federal government of, among other lapses, denying due process to mothers with children detained at the border, including interfering with their efforts to obtain legal advice to guide them in appearances before immigration judges. The case is complicated, but it highlights a trend in government disregard for rights once seen as vital — among them, the right to be informed of charges and have a meaningful opportunity to rebut them, to be represented by counsel and to appeal adverse rulings. In pursuit of real and exaggerated threats to national security and public safety, and in sometimes misguided attempts at efficiency, both major political parties have become complicit in the worrisome erosion of these basic principles.
  • Iraqi forces, backed by U.S. airstrikes, break Islamic State siege of Amerli

    Iraqi forces, backed by U.S. airstrikes, break Islamic State siege of Amerli
    Iraqi security forces backed by Shi'ite militias on Sunday broke the two-month siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants and entered the northern town, officials said. The mayor of Amerli and army officers said troops backed by militias defeated...

    Jubilant Iraqi forces break two-month siege of Amerli: officials

    Jubilant Iraqi forces break two-month siege of Amerli: officials
    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi security forces backed by Shi'ite militias on Sunday broke the two-month siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants and entered the northern town, officials said. The mayor of Amerli and army officers said troops backed by...

    War-weary president at a crossroads

    WASHINGTON -- Faced with a renewed Islamic terrorist threat in the Middle East as Russia raises the stakes for war in Ukraine, President Obama finds himself still trying to hold the line on the use of U.S. military manpower. After Russia annexed Crimea,...

    Saudi king warns of terrorism threat to U.S., Europe

    DOHA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah said terrorism would soon spread to Europe and the United States unless it is quickly dealt with in the Middle East, the Saudi state news agency reported late on Friday. The king made the statement during...